8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 day
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Rapperswil
— 1 night
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Appenzell
— 1 night
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Neuhausen am Rheinfall
— 1 night
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Flims
— 1 night
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Kuessnacht am Rigi
— 1 night
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Zurich
— Few hours

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stop by Victorinox Flagship Store Zurich and then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rapperswil.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Victorinox Flagship Store Zurich ©
Victorinox Flagship Store Zurich

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Rapperswil

Rapperswil ©
Rapperswil is a former municipality and since January 2007 part of the municipality of Rapperswil-Jona in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of See-Gaster in the canton of St. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Capuchin Friary, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Rapperswil, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. John.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rapperswil trip planner.

Rapperswil is just a short distance from Zurich. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Appenzell.

Things to do in Rapperswil

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden ©
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden
Capuchin Friary ©
Capuchin Friary
Schloss Rapperswil ©
Schloss Rapperswil

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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 2nd (Tue), head outdoors with Seealpsee.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Appenzell journey planner.

Getting from Rapperswil to Appenzell by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Appenzell can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Neuhausen am Rheinfall.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee

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Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Neuhausen am Rheinfall ©
Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a small municipality best known as home to Rhine Falls, a tourist attraction and Europe's largest waterfall.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Johann, then step into the grandiose world of Munot, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloessli Woerth.

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You can drive from Appenzell to Neuhausen am Rheinfall in 1.5 hours. April in Neuhausen am Rheinfall sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Flims.

Things to do in Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Munot ©
Munot
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Schloessli Woerth ©
Schloessli Woerth

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Flims

Flims
Flims is a municipality in the Imboden Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. You've now added Caumasee to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Old Town Chur, get around town with Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn, then admire the masterpieces at Bundner Kunstmuseum, and finally explore the activities along Caumasee.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Flims route builder website.

Drive from Neuhausen am Rheinfall to Flims in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuessnacht am Rigi.

Things to do in Flims

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Caumasee
Caumasee
Bundner Kunstmuseum ©
Bundner Kunstmuseum
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur

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Kuessnacht am Rigi

Kuessnacht am Rigi ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Natur- und Tierpark Goldau, then steep yourself in history at Festung Vitznau, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Meggenhorn, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Astrid-Kapelle.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuessnacht am Rigi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Flims to Kuessnacht am Rigi takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kuessnacht am Rigi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Kuessnacht am Rigi

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Natur- und Tierpark Goldau ©
Natur- und Tierpark Goldau
Astrid-Kapelle ©
Astrid-Kapelle
Festung Vitznau ©
Festung Vitznau

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Zurich

Zurich

Big Small Town

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich travel planner.

Getting from Kuessnacht am Rigi to Zurich by car takes about an hour. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Nightlife